Definitions

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  • noun someone to whom a story is narrated

Etymologies

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narrate +‎ -ee

Examples

  • In both reading and playing, the narratee is the one being manipulated, being told and the reason Implied Player doesn't fit is that the implied reader and the narratee isn't the same, you know that, and so the character or the avatar are good distinctions from the player.

    thinking with my fingers

  • In both reading and playing, the narratee is the one being manipulated, being told and the reason Implied Player doesn't fit is that the implied reader and the narratee isn't the same, you know that, and so the character or the avatar are good distinctions from the player.

    Archive 2001-10-01

  • Or do you, by game-narratee not mean the person to whom the story is told, but the player the game is aiming at?

    Archive 2001-10-01

  • In that case, I feel that I come a fair distance through distinguishing between the player and the character, and then use not the narratee but the reader-concepts of Eco to suplement the implied reader of Iser - only I change reader to player: model player, implied player, target player, actual player...

    Archive 2001-10-01

  • Jill is looking for the narratee in a game - why c...

    thinking with my fingers

  • Jill is looking for the narratee in a game - why c...

    Archive 2001-10-01

  • Jill is looking for the narratee in a game - why c...

    thinking with my fingers

  • Jill is looking for the narratee in a game - why can't you continue using the word, Jill?

    Archive 2001-10-01

  • Jill is looking for the narratee in a game - why c...

    thinking with my fingers

  • Looking at Chatman's model again: no, I think you need to distinguish between the two position of the player in the game: the In Character position being that closer to the narratee: the character or the avatar, the Out Of Character position being the one behind the game, the player.

    Archive 2001-10-01

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